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Aug 4, 2013 9:30pm PDT
♪ >>> winning the america's cup is not just about skill and technology. it's also about strength and athleticism. and today i'm getting a sample of what members of team usa go through to get ready for the world's biggest yacht race. >> my name is jerome kirby. i'm an offside trimmer at team oracle usa. >> so you are one of the athletes on team usa, oracle usa this year in the america's cup. that's awesome how does somebody get involved in this? >> i started sailing at 4. i got into sailing through my dad. i kind of grew up around the america's cup. my dad was in the america's cup and three around-the-world races. i have had the fortunate opportunity of being around it. >> when you were young, did you do it for fun? and when did it start becoming competitive for you? >> i think it became competitive at age 8. >> really? >> when i did my first national championships. >> you were competing in national championships at 8 years old? >> yeah. >> give me an idea. what does workout entail? >> in the mornings, most mornings, all of us are in here lifting. and afternoons after sailing, you
Aug 25, 2013 9:00pm PDT
be proud of what we a i chiefed. >> and next up, the america's cup final starting right here on nbc, saturday, september 7th. oracle team usa defending the cup. >>> and coming up next, we'll show you the plan to make double slides, a place for families. from the fields to the vineyards, mexican american ground breakers making strides in the wine making. a bay area woman rememberings what it was like to see martin luther king's historic "i have a dream" speech and how it transformed her life. ♪ looks like you started to make something. ♪ oh, a green! ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] cheerios. with flavors your heart will love. ♪ find your favorite cheerios flavors. available at target. >>> thousands of people gathered in washington, d.c. this weekend. a bay area woman was one of those who was in the nation's capital a half century ago to protest discrimination and inequality. tonight, she reflects. nbc bay area cheryl herd has the story. >> it was a buzz about hearing dr. king. >> one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content o
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